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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-10-2014, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
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Took the plunge last night, ordered some 5 1/4 infinity 5211i kappa series speakers, just looking for some clarity on the sound. Anyone have some input on these? Will I need a amp to really drive em or will the HK b enough? Not going to any competitions or anything just want something with more clarity!

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Took the plunge last night, ordered some 5 1/4 infinity 5211i kappa series speakers, just looking for some clarity on the sound. Anyone have some input on these? Will I need a amp to really drive em or will the HK b enough? Not going to any competitions or anything just want something with more clarity!
Those are nice but you would be much happier getting a pair of 6.5 inch adapters and buying the infinity 62.11i speakers. more clarity, more volume at speed. You can buy a set of rings from Arc audio or Biketronics. These fit perfect.

You will need an amp the drive em . . . .The Rockford Fosgate PBR300X2 would be my choice. Had this set up and it rocks!
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Already ordered so i guess i will try em then if not enough i will put em down low n put the 6.5 up top afterwards! Thanks for the input.

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I have these speakers and found that, without an amp, they are a big improvement over the stockers.
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I have these speakers and found that, without an amp, they are a big improvement over the stockers.
Good stuff Shawn. . .Never heard em without an amp. He might want to go that route if he's only looking for a little more clarity.
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Just my .02, but as long as you're in there and adding new speakers, for the minimal investment of an amp, why not just add one?

Overtime pays more because of what you're missing, money isn't everything.

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Do all the amps require taking off tank running power lead n ground all the way to battery? This is what has me not wanting to do amp. Looks a little more than I want to do right now bike is barely over a year old . And I refuse to take it to the Stealer!! I have pretty good mechanical skills I did my apes n internally wired em with no probs. but just don't want to dig to deep n have something go wrong n they not want to do something on my warranty. All I want is not so much distortion at upper levels of volume.

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OMG, if you wired your apes, removing the tank will be a freakin' snap. It's really not difficult. If that's what's holding you back...go for it. Seriously

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Do all the amps require taking off tank running power lead n ground all the way to battery? This is what has me not wanting to do amp. Looks a little more than I want to do right now bike is barely over a year old . And I refuse to take it to the Stealer!! I have pretty good mechanical skills I did my apes n internally wired em with no probs. but just don't want to dig to deep n have something go wrong n they not want to do something on my warranty. All I want is not so much distortion at upper levels of volume.
No Sir. . . If you just loosen the bolts on the tank you should be able to lift up the tank a couple of inches just enough to snake the power and ground (If necessary) under the tank to the battery. Just make sure you pull the wires tight enough so the wires won't touch the top of the heads. On the 13 the tank is real simple to take off if your are uncomfortable with this scenario. . . If you did your Apes. . . Hooking up the fosgate is a piece of cake.
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It only takes 5 minutes to get the tank off. Really simple. Do it once . Add the amp.Youll be glad you did.

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